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Apr 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Launches Global Workshop Series with 20 Philadelphia Faculty in Cuba

Arcadia University launches its Global Faculty Development Workshop series in June at the University of Havana in Cuba. The global series aims to spur faculty leadership in campus internationalization across the nation. Twenty faculty from Philadelphia area universities will join Arcadia...

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Apr 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Before Preview Trailblazer Eizman Prigal ’88 Found Clarity Abroad

An Arcadia tradition since 1994, when 140 students traveled to London during spring break, Preview continues to gain momentum. This year the program offered more destinations than ever before—17, to be exact. And more than 400 Arcadia University students, faculty and staff conducted fieldwork and...

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Apr 13, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Global Expo—Nearly 400 Students with Stories to Tell

Over spring break Arcadia University students traveled to 16 countries to complete fieldwork and in-country study for 17 Preview courses and four ID courses. The Commons will be abuzz as they convene to celebrate and present projects inspired by their international experiences at Global Expo on...

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Apr 13, 2012 Purnell Cropper

New Study Abroad Program, Faculty Development Begins in Cuba

Arcadia University announces the establishment of the Arcadia in Cuba study abroad program, as well as the first Global Faculty Development Workshop in academic collaboration with the prestigious University of Havana. This new relationship has enabled The College of Global Studies at Arcadia...

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Apr 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

First-Year Finds Cultural Traditions and Tolerance in Jerusalem

International Studies major Andrew Kupstas ’15 was among 15 students who spent his spring break abroad as a part of Jerusalem Preview. He had always placed Jerusalem on the top of his list of places to visit, dreaming of traversing the via Delarosa, and taking in the grandeur of the Western Wall...

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Mar 23, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Romanian Coordinator: 'Students Acted Like Real Ambassadors in Our Country'

Bucharest, Romania, is one of many international cities Arcadia University first-year and transfer students explored during Preview. Bill Meiers ’93M,’96M, English Instructor and Co-Director of the Honors Program, led the students in his two-credit Honors course, "Cultural Crossover and Change," on...

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Mar 9, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Trustees Commit To ‘Study Abroad’ as Part of Arcadia’s Global Leadership

The Board of Trustees of Arcadia University, nationally recognized as a leader in study abroad and a pioneer in global education, voted unanimously on March 2 to add a unique trustee responsibility: to go overseas themselves and observe firsthand what makes Arcadia global education truly unique....

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Mar 9, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia Does Spring Break in 21 Groups, Across 6 Continents

More than 400 Arcadia University students, faculty and staff participating in 17 Previews and three Interdisciplinary (ID) courses will knock down the classroom walls, and set off into 21 groups in 6 different continents to conduct fieldwork and in-country study, starting March 9. Students will...

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Mar 9, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Inquirer: Arcadia Trustees To Try Out Travel-Abroad Programs

The March 8 Philadelphia Inquirer featured the story  "Arcadia trustees to try out travel-abroad programs" by higher education reporter Susan Snyder. Snyder wrote: Arcadia University has long been known for its global education program, which results in more than 80 percent of its students studying...

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Mar 9, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Inquirer: Arcadia Trustees To Try Out Travel-Abroad Programs

The March 8 Philadelphia Inquirer featured the story  "Arcadia trustees to try out travel-abroad programs" by higher education reporter Susan Snyder. Snyder wrote: Arcadia University has long been known for its global education program, which results in more than 80 percent of its students studying...

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Mar 2, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Jewish Exponent: Arcadia Plans Preview Trip to Israel

The Feb. 29 Jewish Exponent reported on a new addition to the Preview short-term study abroad slate for 2012: Israel. In 30 years at Arcadia University in Glenside, physical therapy professor Jan Tecklin can't recall any students studying in Israel, despite the fact that the university is known for...

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Mar 2, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Jewish Exponent: Arcadia Plans Preview Trip to Israel

The Feb. 29 Jewish Exponent reported on a new addition to the Preview short-term study abroad slate for 2012: Israel. In 30 years at Arcadia University in Glenside, physical therapy professor Jan Tecklin can't recall any students studying in Israel, despite the fact that the university is known for...